The Oberlin Review

Twine is a new app created to enhance student life around campus by connecting students to activities and organizations.

Twine App to Connect Students with Campus Clubs, Events

September 16, 2020

Twine, a student-developed social app designed to increase community and student connection, is scheduled to launch this month. The app was initially envisioned prior to the spread of COVID-19, and now its founders hope that Twine will help mitigate social isolation brought on by the pandemic. Twine won first place at the 2020 LaunchU pitch competition in March, awarding its team of four Oberlin students $15,000 in funding. The personalized mobile app provides a service that connects students ...

Oberlin launched its rollout of TimeClock Plus, a digital employment management software, this semester. Employees will now electronically clock in and out of their jobs instead of using paper time cards.

Oberlin Shifts to Electronic Payment System

September 20, 2019

In a move away from paper time cards, Oberlin recently adopted a new electronic platform to track student and staff workers’ hours. Many employees will now use a third-party system, TimeClock Plus, to electronically clock in and out of work in real time. Some college employees have engaged in a trial period of the new system for the past year, but the system didn’t go live for most student workers until classes started this semester. Chief Human Resources Officer Joseph Vitale explained that th...

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